Founded 1762
Town Clerk's Office

Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday


Town Clerk/Town Administrator - Pam Cousino

Assistant Town Clerk, Assistant Treasurer - Laurie Curler

Office Clerk - Karen Petersen


Contact information:

Phone:  802-877-3429

Fax:  802-877-6757

E-mail: (Pam Cousino)



Mailing:  3279 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, VT  05456

Physical Address:  3279 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456


Services available at the Town Clerk's Office:

Town Ordinances and Policies
Most frequently requested town ordinances and policies are listed here.

Property Taxes Payment

Due four times a year (September 1, December 1, March 1 and June 1) and cover the period of July 1 - June 30.


Dog Licenses

Due by April 1 of each year ($9 for neutered/spayed dog; $13 non-neutered/spayed dog). For information on the town's ordinance regulating dogs, click here.


Marriage and Civil Union Licenses

At least one party must a be a resident of the town or both parties must be from out-of-state with the ceremony to be performed in Addison County. Blood tests are not required. License fee is $80.00 plus $10.00 for a certified copy. There is no waiting period to use the license but it must be used within 60 days of issuance.


Green Mountain Passports

Green Mountain Passports are available to legal residents of Vermont age 62 or older, and to Veterans of the uniformed services - Provide form DD214 or see indication on driver's license. The $2 lifetime passport is valid immediately; holders are eligible for free admission to state parks and museums, historic sites, exhibits and lands. (Overnight camping and other park fees are excluded). 


Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Licenses are available for Vermont and out-of-state residents. All hunters are required to have a license; proof of a prior license or hunter safety card is required for all hunting or archery licenses. Residents 15 years or older are also required to have a fishing license.


Research Land Records

To access the Land Records Portal click here.
Deeds, mortgages, liens, etc. are on file at the Town Clerk's office. Copies may be obtained at $1.00 per page. See "Vermont Recording Fees" below for fees to record documents in the land records.


Motor Vehicle Registration Renewal

Cars, trucks, boats, trailers, etc. may be registered at the Town Clerk’s office.  Bring your renewal notice and a check made out to the Department of Motor Vehicles for the amount of your renewal. There is a $3 fee payable to the Town of Ferrisburgh for this service.


Voter Checklist Application

You must be a resident of the town and at least 18 years of age to become a registered voter.


Copies of Vital Records

Photocopies or certified copies of birth, death, and marriage records on file are available. Photocopies are $1.00 each and $10.00 each for certified records. Genealogy searches are welcome and will be performed by the researcher.


Notarize Documents 

The Town Clerk is an official public notary.

Vermont Recording Fees
Fees for recording documents in the land records, set by the State Legislature.

Related Information


Avian Influenza Preparedness


Burn Permit

Permits are required for most types of open burning. For a burn permit, call Shelburne Dispatch at 802-985-8051 and tell them you are a Ferrisburgh resident. To review the town's ordinance regulating open burning, click here.

Local Emergency Operations Plan


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